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QA Automation Engineer in Alpharetta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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Role Overview

As a QA Automation Engineer, you will be involved throughout the development lifecycle with particular responsibility in the quality assurance with emphasis on development and implementation of test automation. You' ll be involved in the creation of business requirements, as a basis for test scripts and test scenarios, to ensure developers understand the business requirements so that they can be effectively tested. You will be working closely with developers to ensure requirements are being met and to the correct quality by conducting automated (and manual tests) where necessary.

Responsibilities:
  • Work as part of cross functional, passionate agile project teams to ensure quality is driven into the heart of the development process from requirements definition through to delivery
  • Designing, developing and supporting frameworks for our test infrastructure and providing automation expertise to our development teams
  • Contributing toward predictable delivery of quality releases
  • Research, recommend and implement tools as needed with the goal of increasing automation
  • Mentor team members on automation
  • Proactively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to solve them
  • Be meticulous about documentation and maintaining a robust log of all test cases and test results
  • Ensure that all tests are executed and give regular feedback to the team lead on the status of quality
  • Use appropriate measures and KPIs to validate and report on software quality
  • Work closely with the software engineering team, Product Management and Technical Operations as well as business users and Senior Management, as required
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment
  • Be a creative thinker who can quickly identify and test for functional ‘ edge cases’ outside of expected functionality workflow. Have the drive to become an expert in:
    • Unit testing
    • UX Testing
    • UI Testing
    • Integration testing of APIs
    • Performance and scalability testing
    • Security Penetration Testing
    • Native Cloud application Testing

Requirements:
  • Strong background in, and at least 3+ years of working in tooling or QA automation
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC, specifically automated QA processes in agile development environments
  • Experience in writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, Cucumber, Concordion, Selenium, Fit/FitNesse, SoapUI
  • Proficient with bug tracking and test management toolsets to support development processes
  • Strong working knowledge of testing fundamentals such as TDD & BDD
  • Proficient working with relational databases such as Mongo, MySQL & PostgreSQL
  • Some knowledge of Unix/Linux

Preferred Skills
  • Building test infrastructures using containerization technologies such as Docker and working within continuous delivery / continuous release pipeline processes
  • Testing enterprise applications deployed to cloud environments such as AWS
  • Experience mentoring QA staff and end users on quality objectives and testing processes
  • Understanding of coding enterprise applications within Java, PHP, Python and other languages
  • Understanding of NoSQL database technologies such as MongoDB or DynamoDB
  • CTFL, ISTQB, CSQA or CSTE certified
  • Degree level qualifications in a technical related subject
  • SaaS experience
  • Enterprise level project delivery
  • Proactive ' self-starter' attitude
  • Lifelong learner - thrives from developing and sharing knowledge